Written by: Ashley McGoff
Designing the perfect pool to fit your style is extremely important. However, what is equally important is the landscape surrounding the pool. Creating a lush and colorful landscape can transport you to a tropical paradise. Here are some plants both beautiful and functional to consider placing around your pool.
Creating a tropical escape? Consider these colorful plants to add vibrance around your pool.
June/July 2018 | Hibiscus | Designer: Chesterfield Valley Nursery
- Lily of the Nile
June/July 2019 | Daylily | Owners: Chick and Bruce Buehrig
Grasses and Succulents
Ornamental grasses and succulents are great low-maintenance options. These plants are easy to grow and do not require much attention. Consider these visually striking plants for a more modern look.
March 2014 | Sempervivum | Designer: Sugar Creek Gardens
March 2019 | Kiwi Aeonium | Designer: Chesterfield Valley Nursery
- Deer Grass
- Fountain Grass
- Egyptian Papyrus
- Pink Muhly Grass
September 2015 | Pink Muhly Grass | Owner: Melissa Losos
Shrubs are great background plants to fill up space around your poolside garden. These shrubs are hardy while also adding a touch of color and jazziness.
- Weeping Dalea
- Blackfoot Daisy
- Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise | Credit: Flowerinfo.org
No matter which plants you choose, a tropical escape will be right outside your door.